Articles in Retirement


Retirees Fare Poorly in Pension Advance Deals

It sounds like a win win Retirees looking for fast cash sell their future monthly pension payments, and individual investors who are buying them get steady income. But retirees on both sides of... Read >>

InvestorPlace Media

3 Tech Stocks For Retirement Investors

By Aaron Levitt, InvestorPlace Contributor For anyone in or approaching retirement , stability and safety are two of the most important attributes for investments. There simply isn’t enough... Read >>

Joe Young

Getting The Most Out Of Your Company's 401k Retirement Savings Plan

An employer’s 401k plan is the main means of saving for retirement for most Americans. A 401k can be an effective tool in your retirement savings toolbox if you make the most of what it has to... Read >>


Retire in Style at a Continuing Care Retirement Community

Pat and Arne Cook thought they had made their last, best move when they retired to a golf community on Skidaway Island, near Savannah, Ga., 17 years ago. The couple had lived for 25 years in... Read >>


4 Tax Traps That Can Hijack Your Retirement

You work, you pay taxes. By the time retirement finally rolls around you probably think you would be due for a tax break. Small chance. Taxpayers between the ages of 55 and 65 paid 18% of all... Read >>


Another Rule of Thumb: Debunking the 80% Income Replacement Rule

I've taken a look at several retirement rules of thumb on The Blog, including the 3% rule, the 4% drawdown, and the bond to equity allocation ratio , and found that they may not necessarily be... Read >>


How to Pay Yourself in Retirement

After decades of regularly stashing away a good chunk of your income for retirement, it’s only natural that you’d want to use your savings responsibly. While most of us are familiar with healthy... Read >>


Strategies to Pay for Retiree Health Care Costs

When you draw up a retirement spending budget, you're likely to account for utilities, car insurance and lawn care. But have you given the cost of health care a hard look or are the numbers too... Read >>


Advice For Late-Blooming Parents

By Jennie L. Phipps for First-time parents who are in their 40s and 50s face some retirement-planning issues that are different from those generally encountered by people who got... Read >>

Jim Cahn

Eight Investing Fears to Avoid When Making Investment Decisions

Fear is one of our most primal feelings. When harnessed correctly, internal fear can be an incredibly powerful motivator. For instance, the fear of failure drives us to do our best every day.... Read >>

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